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dobbo last won the day on December 13 2018

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About dobbo

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  • Birthday 31/12/1971

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    Audi-Elise S1
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    Nissan Daytona Blue
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  1. dobbo


    Any chance those seats will fit an S1 Elise Mind you, with the price tag on the car, I bet each seat would cost more than an entire Elise
  2. How bad is the split ? There will still be grease in the joint so would probably be ok to get there, especially if you drive slowly.
  3. Ours will be 8 and 10 and we've only missed one LitP my Dad's'80th). They love the day. Oliver did the run with me last year (thought we were going 'racing') and enjoyed it loads. We're local so never thought of camping, but might do this year just for the fun of it. Jessica's turn for the run.
  4. My old DVA 200 K-series ran the EP 5" silenced decat and it was fine.
  5. dobbo

    LitP 2019 help

    Probably, yes. Thanks.
  6. dobbo

    LitP 2019 help

    Do you have a date in mind ? It always falls close to my Dad's birthday and this year will be his first after Mum passed away. Happy to lead a fast-ish Ashbourne group as long as I can get a navigator (can't commit to doing enough drives to do it from memory).
  7. Happy Christmas everyone. We have my Dad with us this year - first Christmas since Mum died back in September, so going to have some tough moments, but the kids will keep us busy ! See you some more trackdays next year. Chris, Sonya and the kids 🍷
  8. dobbo

    MFRU ?

    Unfortunately not. It was fine last time and I haven't been in the front compartment for anything in months. Can only assume it was a mistake at Guglielmi's when they had it for some work.
  9. dobbo

    MFRU ?

    It's sorted now. The charger was wrongly connected ! No idea how as it was ok last time it was on the charger.
  10. dobbo

    MFRU ?

    Went to the car today and unimmobised it (99-plate S1 with Bernard Scouse Audi conversion running Emerald K3 ECU). Dashboard, etc did their normal things. Turned the ignition on and the fuel pump primed as expected (fast then slow, then stopped once pressurised). Turned to crank but nothing. No relay click, no chattering, nothing. Car was fine when last driven and has been on the Optimate 4 since then (~3weeks). All Optimate and dashboard LEDs are normal. Headlights are bright. Looking at late S1 wiring diagrams (section MN1 Sheet 1 etc), it seems that the immobiliser, the alarm or MFRU are probably the only possible causes. There's no fuse for the starter motor itself. It can't be the fuses for either the ignition or MRFU, nor the inertia switch, as any of these would stop the fuel pump priming. Anyone got a spare MRFU I could borrow to check ? Would prefer to eliminate that before looking at the immobiliser, unless anyone thinks the immobiliser is more likely ?
  11. Just booked Donny, Tuesday 4th June. Evening session for £100. Anyone else ?
  12. dobbo


    I should have done the roll-bar cover as well :-)
  13. Another thumbs-up today. Took the car in last Friday afternoon for an urgent radiator swap. New rad/fans/heater matrix didn't arrive until Tuesday but the fan mounting kits were missing. They arrived yesterday and the car was ready this afternoon. Given that this was a clam-off job, drain coolant, refill, bleed, etc, plus other jobs on rear lights and trying to sort the fan switching, I think 4hrs labour is VERY reasonable. He even washed it ! Cheers Gav.
  14. Looks good. Do you do things like the dash panels / top / centre tunnel etc?
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